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Category: Nutrition

Stay plugged in to #theEPICLife with the the latest nutrition & training tips, success stories, and motivational content.


Sweet Nothings: How to Reduce Your Sugar Intake

10.04.2018 by Stephanie Karlovits

As a whole, we don’t recognize all of the crappy things we are putting into our bodies- even for those of us that diligently buy “non-fat” or foods that are alternatively labelled as healthy. We are quick to label “fat” as bad but the truth is, fat doesn’t make you fat. I know, counter-intuitive. But the real offender here is actually sug...

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Introducing: Bulletproof Coffee

03.01.2018 by Stephanie Karlovits

This isn’t your average cup of coffee. Bulletproof Coffee actually impacts your cognitive function and energy levels without the jitters. How, you ask? Brain Octane, and cold-pressed cacao butter. We add these key ingredients to BP coffee and hit blend for 20-30 seconds. Voila! Delicious, frothy, creamy coffee that will actually make you ...

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The INSPIRE Smoothie

12.12.2017 by Stephanie Karlovits

Our fresh smoothie bar is meant to make healthy eating a cinch! Our INSPIRE smoothie is proving to be a fan favourite already and it’s no surprise why. Full of organic fruity greens, healthy fats, electrolytes and 10- yes, TEN!- servings of veggies, who wouldn’t want to enjoy this perfect-for-post-workout refreshment? Smoothies are a grea...

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The Benefits of BCAAs

18.10.2017 by Stephanie Karlovits

Making a healthy lifestyle change takes commitment and dedication. But you’re allowed to make the process a little bit easier on yourself. Enter, BCAAs or branched-chain amino acids. They reduce muscle soreness, fatigue, improve training motivation … in short they kick butt. BCAAs are made up of leucine, isoleucine and valine. They make u...

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Favourite Recipes for Weekday Meals!

09.05.2017 by Alyssa Fleck

Food is a massive part of my life. It’s a huge part of anyone’s life, sure, but I feel like my life is quite literally centred around food. I think about my next meal, I look forward to grocery shopping and menu planning. When David and I watch TV together our favourites are Netflix series like Cooked, Chef’s Table, PBS’s Mind of a Chef a...

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